Daniel is a partner in the Corporate Group at Walker Morris and is recognised as a leading lawyer for mergers and acquisitions and equity capital markets transactions.
Daniel has particular experience in cross-border transactions and advising corporate, institutional and private equity clients on both public and private M&A transactions and equity fundraisings.
With nearly 20 years’ experience he is acknowledged as one of the ‘go-to’ lawyers for IPOs and equity fundraising transactions on the London Stock Exchange markets (Main Market and AIM).
Recent transactions on which Daniel has advised include: advising the Data Intensity group on its acquisitions of the Oracle enterprise solutions businesses of Enrich, Inatech and Red Stack Tech and on the UK aspects of the sale of the group to EQT; advising shareholders of Dee Valley Group Plc in relation to the company’s £84m takeover by Severn Trent Plc by scheme of arrangement; advising Laborie Medical Technologies on both its recommended takeover of Mediwatch Plc by scheme of arrangement and its acquisition of Netherlands headquartered group, Medical Measurement Systems; and advising Custodian REIT Plc on its £130m IPO on the Main Market of the London Stock Exchange and its secondary fundraising to raise up to £75m.
Daniel is listed in The Lawyer magazine’s 2018 Hot 100, which recognises the best lawyers in the UK, as one of the top UK dealmakers. Daniel is also recommended in the latest editions (2017/18) of the Chambers and Legal 500 legal directories. Chambers 2018 states that “Daniel O’Gorman is experienced in international issues, advising on a wide range of cross-border capital markets and M&A transactions. Clients appreciate that he ‘is both practical and thoughtful‘.” Legal 500 notes that Daniel is “recommended for his ‘strong industry knowledge’.” and Chambers 2017 states: “Daniel O’Gorman is hugely knowledgeable about the equity capital markets. One interviewee notes: ‘We feel we are in safe hands when dealing with him’.”